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Monthly Archives: September, 2015

Statistics cannot measure courage: a story of hope in Nepal

I met Mingmar with her 10-month-old daughter Lhakpa at the airport at the end of July, when we were asked to fly them back to Langtang, a village high in the … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · 3 Comments

One last, life-saving flight, really

(I know this is my second post for the day, but bear with me please.) On Tuesday I blogged about my final flight into the Himalayas, and then, on Wednesday, … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · 3 Comments

About onions, chillies and a little old lady searching for her underwear *a true story

Most of my work-days here at Kathmandu’s domestic terminal have run pretty smoothly. In two months I helped move thousands of kilograms of food and building materials on little trolleys through the security … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

Children of Kathmandu

If I were to be accurate, I would call this post “Children of Kathmandu & Lalitpur” but it doesn’t run off the tongue quite as well as its more concise version. So, … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · 5 Comments

It is well with my soul …

This week I went on my last flight into the Himalayas – to a remote village called Runchet, in the Gorkha district. One of the NGOs we have been flying regularly … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · 3 Comments